Throughout the month of March, Jacksonville University will observe Women’s History Month with a full schedule of events designed to discuss, connect and celebrate women. The month-long celebration culminates with Jacksonville University’s own Woman of the Year Award ceremony, where the university will honor the many impressive accomplishments of women on campus.
See a full list of events below.
March 1-31, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily – Admiration Station
Stop by the Kinne Center to write a note of admiration, thank you or support to a woman who has made an impact on you. On-campus notes will be delivered and off-campus ones will be mailed for you by our Student Affairs office.
March 7, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. – Panhellenic Badge Day
Sorority women across the country will celebrate International Badge Day. Honor your (past or present) Greek-letter affiliation by wearing your badges and/or letters.
March 8-31, all day – Women’s Necessities Drive
Williams Hall and Botts Hall
The Student Government Association will be collecting a variety of Women’s necessities in the Women’s Bathrooms of Williams & Botts Hall. If you are interested in donating additional items, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 8, 12 p.m. – Coffee & Conversation
Get to know fellow JU women at these casual conversations on topics related to women’s issues. This session will feature a discussion with LaTarsha Stallworth on The Journey from Healing to Wholeness.
March 10, 12 p.m. – Coffee & Conversation
Get to know fellow JU women at these casual conversations on topics related to women’s issues. This session will feature a discussion with Shaya Lamb on Hope in Sports and Technology: Creating Pathways for Women.
March 22, 6:30 p.m. – Poetry Reading and Conversation with Erin Belieu
Terry Concert Hall
Hear from nationally renowned poet Erin Belieu as she is recognized as the 2022 Walter Visiting Writer. Ms. Beliu’s poetry addresses issues relevant to gender, love, and history. She is the author of five books of poetry, most recently Come-Hither Honeycomb 92020) and the co-founder of Vida: Women in the Literary Arts
Book signing to follow at 7:30 p.m.
March 23, 12:30 p.m. – Pink Out
Show your support for Women’s History Month by wearing pink. Join us at the Dolphin Statue at 12:30 for a campus photo.
March 24, 12 p.m. – Coffee & Conversation
Get to know fellow JU women at these casual conversations on topics related to women’s issues. This session will feature a discussion with Dr. Julian Bryson on In Her Hands: Composing Musical Medicine.
March 24, 7:30 p.m. – Women’s History Month Celebration & Award Ceremony
Terry Concert Hall
This concert and awards ceremony celebrates Women’s History month at Jacksonville University. Join us as students from Music, Dance, and Theatre offer work to accompany the announcements of the winners for JU Woman of the Year awards, including Student, Graduate Student, Faculty and Staff.
March 31, 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Davis College 174 and Davis College 171
Hear from renowned diversity expert Dr. Williams as she discusses diversity effects on our education and health.
12:30 — Student lunch with free pizza “Justice, Not Just Us: Why We All Play a Role in Justice Work”
3:00-4:30 — Faculty pedagogical workshop “Facilitating Equity Centered Classrooms: Tools for Every Educator”